Weatherford Public Library
Thu, 08/04/2011 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Friends of the Weatherford Public Library will hold their annual meeting and reception from 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4 at Chandor Gardens. The meeting will include refreshments, mingling, and a short business meeting to elect officers and hear announcements of planned activities for the upcoming year. Anyone interested in joining the Friends organization is invited.
Fri, 07/01/2011 - 10:15am
Weatherford Public Library will host Kelly the Clown, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Ambassador of Laughter, at 10:15 a.m. on Friday, July 1 for a circus story time that encourages children to read, learn, dream and discover a new world of fun and excitement. No reservations or fees are required, but if a large group is interested in attending advanced notice is appreciated. For more information visit www.wpltx.com.
Jungle Jim’s Bugs will be performed at 9:30 and 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 30 at the Weatherford Public Library. The show may be called Jungle Jim’s Bugs, but patrons will find so much more: reptiles, amphibians and a vast collection of beautifully preserved specimens. Teaching respect for the animal world and sparking a desire to learn, Jungle Jim’s program also meets many state educational requirements. For more information visit www.junglejimsbugs.com or www.wpltx.com. Tickets are free, but must be picked up in advance to be collected at the show.
The Weatherford Public Library will host the Dallas Puppet Theater for their first ever Summer Reading Club Event at 9:30 and 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 23 at the Weatherford Public Library. Tickets are free, bur patrons are asked to pick up tickets in advance and return them at show-time. Tickets are limited. For more information ask a reference librarian at the Weatherford Public Library or visit www.wpltx.com.
The Edge Bookclub will have its final meeting Tuesday, May 17 at 6 p.m. at the Weatherford Public Library. The session will focus on what the participants are currently reading. Gwendolyn Dowds-Nash, the library’s Manager of Youth Services, will lead the discussion. Also, turn in your finished logs by Tuesday, May 31 to be included in the drawings for prizes. The drawing will be held on Wednesday, June 1, and winners will be notified by phone. Visit www.wpltx.com for more information.
On Wednesday, April 20 at 2 p.m., Weatherford Public Library will host a program titled “Finding Reliable Health Information on the Web” for people wanting to find out how to evaluate health information found on the Internet. For more information call 817-598-4150 or visit www.wpltx.com.
On Wednesday, April 20th at 2:00 p.m., Weatherford Public Library will host a program titled “Finding Reliable Health Information on the Web”. Find out how to evaluate health information found on the Internet. For more information, visit www.wpltx.com.
The Edge Bookclub will meet on Tuesday, April 19th at 6:00 p.m. in the Library Auditorium. This month’s theme is “On the Edge of reality”. We will welcome author Taylor Anderson.
Taylor Anderson has a Master’s Degree in History and has taught that subject at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. He is the author of a number of books including a historical work entitled The Life and Tools of the Rocky Mountain Free Trapper and a number of short stories and articles. He also won several Inter-Collegiate Press Association awards while a student. He is a voracious consumer of literature of every description and a careful and meticulous historian. Taylor leads a very interesting and varied life. He will share what it’s like on the edge of reality.
Tue, 04/19/2011 (All day)
On Tuesday, April 19th the Alzheimer’s Association will hold a workshop for Spanish speaking citizens about issues related to this debilitating disease. For more information or to register call 800-272-3900.
“The Edge Bookclub” will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15th at the Weatherford Public Library. This month’s topic is “Rough around the Edges”.
The evening will include a presentation about the general history of the Mineral Wells area from pre-settlement days to modern days. This will include a PowerPoint presentation including information covering pre-settlement, settlement, Civil War times and Indian depredation, founding of Mineral Wells, growth of Mineral Wells, Ft. Wolters military years to modern times.